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SD card limit gb?

spirosdimos Jun 17, 2013

  1. spirosdimos

    spirosdimos New Member

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    hi, can anyone tell me if the SD card has gb limits? can i use anything.... like 32gb or 64gb?
     
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  2. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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  3. spirosdimos

    spirosdimos New Member

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    then i must buy SDHC 32gb..... it works?
     
  4. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Yes they should work fine.
     
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  5. spirosdimos

    spirosdimos New Member

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    thank u very much
     
  6. Zig

    Zig Member

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    I am using a 64GB SDXC without any difficulty being encountered.
     
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  7. Gazzz

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    Pretty sure I read somewhere up to 2TB (which is the SDXC limit)
     
  8. Zig

    Zig Member

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    Yes upto 2TB SDXC are supported.

    However, the largest currently available is a 256GB SDXC.
     
  9. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Yeah & the price is as large or infact double as the GB :p
     
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  10. spirosdimos

    spirosdimos New Member

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    How does it cost the sd with 2T???
     
  11. spirosdimos

    spirosdimos New Member

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    i find one with 30euros-32gb is good? (25.5GBP)
     
  12. Colin1973

    Colin1973 New Member

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    I have downloaded songs from youtube on VLC Mp3 format.Will they play in the SD card slot?
     
  13. Zig

    Zig Member

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    spiriosdimos - 25 GBP is a reasonable price for 32 GB SDHC

    However for 40 GBP you can get a 64 GB SDXC

    128 GB is starting to get expensive in terms of GBP/GB and 256 GB is very expensive.
     
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  14. MiT

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    For your info the audi manual says the limit is 64GB, i am currently using a 32GB card and it is fine.
    This is the limit for Audi, not SD cards in general, its how there audio system has been programmed to handle the file size.

    the exact one i am using is this one: Samsung 32GB Essential SD Memory Card with Frustration Free Packaging: Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories
    its a class 10 and comes with a 5 year warranty.
    the cheapo one from "komputer bay" i had just broke, cheap plastic. you get what you pay for.
     
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  15. spirosdimos

    spirosdimos New Member

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    its so funny i buy the same today
     
  16. cemerson

    cemerson Well-Known Member Team Cosmos quattro Audi A3 S-line owners group TDi DSG

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    Yup, when I get one it'll be that Samsung one, but possibly the 64GB version
     
    Last edited: Jun 17, 2013
  17. BigD289

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    I'm using a 128GB card, so far so good!
     
  18. cemerson

    cemerson Well-Known Member Team Cosmos quattro Audi A3 S-line owners group TDi DSG

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    How big are the files on there in total? Will it work over 64GB?
     
  19. N8

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    Got that card in my SLR, great, but cost me slightly less via ebay iirc.
     
  20. BigD289

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    So far there's only a few albums. I need to find the time to load it up completely. I'll let you know how I get on.
     
  21. NHN

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    If the drive recognises the card size, then I cant imagine it will have any issues with being full up with tunes.
     
  22. garethpauljones

    garethpauljones New Member

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    Assume you can play video files off SD cards via the the Technology Pack
     
  24. jet_andy

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    No!
     
  25. BigD289

    BigD289 Member

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    Can confirm it works over 64GB, no problems!
     
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  26. jet_andy

    jet_andy Active Member

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    As has already been stated in the thread, the limit is 2TB, (SDXC) although nobody actually produces one this big...yet.
     
  27. BigD289

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    Yep, I'm only letting cemerson know our 128GB card works fine
     
  28. cemerson

    cemerson Well-Known Member Team Cosmos quattro Audi A3 S-line owners group TDi DSG

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    That's the limit of SDXC, but there was a post earlier in here that said the manual stated a 64gb limit, hence the question.
     
  29. Zig

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    The Audi A3/A3 Sportback brochure states 2TB
     
  30. Rob2k68

    Rob2k68 Well-Known Member Team Daytona VCDS Map User Audi S3 quattro DSG

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    No problems with the latest fastest SDXC UHS U3 cards either with tech pack high.

    Using a 128GB Transcend card bought from Amazon £56.
     
  31. Wondering Soul

    Wondering Soul Well-Known Member Team Silver Audi S3 quattro

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    As Rob2k68 above, I have tech pack high and am using a 128GB SDXC UHS U3 card. Also bought from Amazon but made by SanDisk instead.

     
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  32. Rob2k68

    Rob2k68 Well-Known Member Team Daytona VCDS Map User Audi S3 quattro DSG

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    The 128GB SD card has rendered my 160GB iPod classic obsolete !!!!!

    Faster operation and much better album/artist search options using the touch pad that you don't get from the ipod.
     
  33. Wondering Soul

    Wondering Soul Well-Known Member Team Silver Audi S3 quattro

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    Yeah I agree. I use Spotify via Bluetooth quite often but have much better quality versions of my regular music on the card, was amazed at how smooth the jukebox album art display was ! The read/write speed on these cards is great!
     
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